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Chocolate Hot Cross Bun Cupcakes

Delightful chocolate mayonnaise hot cross bun cupcakes are an ideal treat for celebrating Easter!
Makes 12 cupcakes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 - 20 minutes


¼ cup Coca
1 cup Hot Water
1 Tbsp Vanilla extract
2 cups plain flour
2 tsp Baking soda
1 cup Caster sugar
¾ cup Heinz Seriously Good Original Mayonnaise
Chocolate Buttercream:
150g Butter, softened
2 cups Icing sugar
2 Tbsp Cocoa powder
White Chocolate Cross:
50g White chocolate, melted

NUTRITION INFORMATION: Average Quantity per Serving

Nutrition information is calculated using a recipe analysis program and is subject to variations you may make to the ingredients or cooking method. This nutrition information is intended as a guide only and excludes serving suggestions and swaps you may make.
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Step 1
Preheat the oven to 180°C bake. Line a 12- hole cupcake tin with cupcake cases.
Step 2
In a medium bowl, mix the cocoa, hot water and vanilla extract. Set aside to cool.
Step 3
Sift flour, baking soda and sugar in a large bowl and make a well in the centre.
Step 4
Add the Heinz Seriously Good Original mayonnaise into the cocoa mixture, mix until well combined, then add into the flour mixture.
Step 5
Spoon the mixture evenly among the cupcake cases. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
Step 6
Beat the butter until creamy. Add icing sugar and cocoa and beat until smooth.
Step 7
Pipe or spread the buttercream over each cupcake.
Step 8
Transfer the white chocolate into a piping bag and pipe a cross over each cupcake.


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To make these cupcakes suitable for any occasion, leave out the white chocolate crosses.
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Hot Water
Vanilla extract
plain flour
Baking soda
caster sugar
Heinz Seriously Good Original Mayonnaise
Icing sugar
Cocoa powder
White chocolate
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